Foreign-funded Islamist hit squads on a mission to eliminate Hindus

An Intelligence Bureau official says that such hit squads are being formed following a clarion call by the Islamic Courts which have been specifically set up to target Hindus in India.

New Delhi, Aug 10: The nation has witnessed a spate of targeted killings of Hindus in recent months. There have also been targeted attacks on Hindus and its leaders by radical Islamists in addition to violence and vandalism from all the corners of the country.

The Karnataka police, which is probing the killing of BJP worker Praveen Nettar, has learnt that a hit squad was formed by these radical elements. While the squad managed to murder Praveen, they were unsuccessful in murdering two other Hindus who they had identified and placed on their hit-list.

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The Islamic radicalisation of coastal Karnataka and why we must be concerned

The modules of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are inter-connected. These outfits are following a pattern of radicalising the mind of many rather than focus on terror strikes.

New Delhi, July 30: Coastal Karnataka has been in the news for all the wrong reasons of late. The anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests got violent in the coast and tensions also soared due to the hijab row.

Now the murder of Praveen Nettar in the same belt has raised communal tensions. Another youth by the name Mohammad Fazil was murdered this week which has only added to the tensions.

Radicalisation in the coast is nothing new and there has been a sustained campaign over the past several years. The region has for long been communally charged and several radical elements have taken advantage of the situation and indoctrinated the youth of the region.

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Blood on their hands: Are Islamic Courts targeting Hindus to raise fear, terror?

Praveen Nettar

In 2009, a declaration was passed in Kerala by the Darul Khada which called on the Muslim community not to approach the judiciary or police, but instead get all issues resolved by it.

New Delhi, July 28: In the wake of the murder of a BJP youth wing workers in Dakshina Kannada, there has been widespread anger and the Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai was forced to cancel the celebrations to mark the first year of his government today.

The Hindu youth worker who was hacked to death, was Praveen Nettar, a BJP Yuva Morcha worker, who owned a poultry shop and the incident took place in Bellare village in Sullia Taluk on Tuesday night, the police said.

Several persons who OneIndia spoke with blamed the continuance of such acts due to the lack of action. It is not just restricted to Karnataka, but has spread across other southern states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

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Justice delayed is justice denied: How many Hindu leaders will be killed before justice prevails?

An official says that all these cases should be mapped under the National Investigation Agency as there is a clear pattern and a much larger agenda. 

New Delhi, July 27: A BJP youth wing worker was hacked to death by two bike-borne attackers in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka on Tuesday night. Praveen Netter, a BJP Yuva Morcha worker, owned a poultry shop and the incident took place in Bellare village in Sullia Taluk at around 9.30 pm, the police said. 

Reports indicate that it could be a case of revenge killing following the murder of one Masud a painter. The police, however, are yet to conclude what could be the exact cause behind the murder. 

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